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    7th Africa Conference on
    Sexual Health and Rights
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    Realizing Demographic Dividend in Africa

    The Critical Importance of Adolescents and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

    8-12 FEB 2016 | ACCRA, GHANA
    VENUE: ACCRA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE

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    7th Africa Conference on
    Sexual Health and Rights
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    Realizing Demographic Dividend in Africa

    The Critical Importance of Adolescents and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

    8-12 FEB 2016 | ACCRA, GHANA
    VENUE: ACCRA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE

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    7th Africa Conference on
    Sexual Health and Rights
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    Realizing Demographic Dividend in Africa

    The Critical Importance of Adolescents and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

    8-12 FEB 2016 | ACCRA, GHANA
    VENUE: ACCRA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE

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    7th Africa Conference on
    Sexual Health and Rights
    logo

    Realizing Demographic Dividend in Africa

    The Critical Importance of Adolescents and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

    8-12 FEB 2016 | ACCRA, GHANA
    VENUE: ACCRA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE

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    7th Africa Conference on
    Sexual Health and Rights
    logo

    Realizing Demographic Dividend in Africa

    The Critical Importance of Adolescents and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

    8-12 FEB 2016 | ACCRA, GHANA
    VENUE: ACCRA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE

Speakers

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin
Executive Director, UNFPA

Profile

Her Excellency Lordina Mahama

Her Excellency Nana Lordina Dramani Mahama
First Lady of the Republic of Ghana

Profile

Juliana Lunguzi

Honorable Juliana Lunguzi
Member of Malawi Parliament

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Françoise Girard
President, International Women’s Health Coalition

Profile

Conference Programme-at-a-Glance

February 8

  • 8:30am - 7:30pm Youth Pre-conference
  • 8:50am - 1pm Media Pre-conference

February 9

  • 9am - 5pm Women Pre-conference

February 10

  • 8:00am – 9:00am Plenary 1: Demographic Dividend in Africa
  • 9am – 10am High Level Plenary Roundtable Session
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm Opening of the 7th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights
  • 12:00pm Opening of OAFLA Ghana Exhibition
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm Plenary 2: Youth Leadership and Participation in Achieving Demographic Dividend and Agenda 2063
  • 3:00pm – 4:30pm Concurrent Sessions 1
  • 4:30pm – 5:30pm Plenary 3: Ensuring An Inclusive Agenda for Demographic Dividend
  • 5:30pm – 6:30pm Conference Partners Exhibitions and Posters Presentation
  • 7:00pm Ending Child Marriage in Africa By 2020 – Launch of Ghana’s Initiative

February 11

  • 8:00am – 9:15am Plenary 4: Human Rights and Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights of Adolescents and Youth
  • 9:00am – 11:00am Special High Level Meeting of UNFPA Executive Director with Ministers and Parliamentarians
  • 9:30am – 11:00am Concurrent Sessions 2
  • 11:30am – 1:30pm A United Continental “All-In” Adolescent HIV Campaign
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm Concurrent Sessions 3
  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm Visit to OAFLA/GAC/PPAG Integrated Reproductive Heath Outreach Site
  • 3:00pm – 4:15pm Plenary 5: Responding to the Critical Sexual and Reproductive Health of Out of School Adolescents and Youth
  • 4:15pm – 5:30pm Plenary 6: Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health Information and Care Services

February 12

  • 8:00am – 9:30am Plenary 7: Ending Child Marriage in Africa
  • 9:40am – 11:00am Concurrent Sessions 4
  • 11:30am – 1:00pm Plenary 8: Ending Female Genital Mutilation in Africa
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm Concurrent Sessions 5
  • 3:00pm – 4:15pm Plenary 9: Advancing Agenda 2063 and Achieving the Global Goals for Sustainable Development in Africa
  • 4:15pm – 5:00pm Closing Ceremony
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Delegate Information

Ghana

About Ghana

Akwaaba is an expression you will hear often as you travel through Ghana. It means “Welcome!” And you will be. With its welcoming beaches, gorgeous hinterland, rich culture, vibrant cities, diverse wildlife, easy transport and affable inhabitants, Ghana is often described as West Africa’s golden child.

Arrival

Visa and Airport Transfer

The conference secretariat will assist delegates with obtaining visa to Ghana. Delegates who need assistance with obtaining a visa should submit their request to the conference secretariat as soon as they pay their registration fee. The official hotel reservation agency partner will provide roundtrip airport transfer service to delegates who book accommodation through them.

Hotel

Hotel Accommodation

EOA Hotel Reservations is the official hotel reservations partner of the conference. Special rates have been negotiated with partner hotels. Delegates are solely responsible for making their accommodation arrangements and are encouraged to do so directly with EOA Hotel Reservations as soon as possible.

ICPD Beyond 2014 Initiative Aimed at Engaging African CSOs

The African Federation for Sexual Health and Rights (AFSHR) is pleased to announce the ICPD Beyond 2014 initiative aimed at engaging African Civil Society Organisations in advocacy, particularly at national level, for the full implementation of the ICPD POA and Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights information and services for all. African civil society organizations wishing to be a part of this initiative are requested to complete a survey.

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